International Data Corporation

International Data Corporation (IDC ), headquartered in the U.S. Framingham is an international market research and consulting company in the field of information technology and telecommunications with operations in more than 110 countries. IDC is a division of International Data Group (IDG ), a global company in the field of IT publications, research, exhibitions and conferences.

Company Profile

IDC is a provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events in the field of information technology and telecommunications. IDC analyzes and predicts technology and industry-specific trends and potential, and enabling customers to make an informed planning their business strategies as well as their IT purchasing. Through the network of more than 1,000 analysts in over 110 countries with global, regional and local expertise IDC can provide their customers with research on various segments of the IT, telecommunications and consumer market available. IDC has 50 years on the market.


IDC was founded in 1964 by Patrick McGovern, a graduate of MIT.


The company is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. The Commissioner for Germany and Switzerland branch IDC Central Europe GmbH has its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main in the Hanauer Landstrasse 135-137. A second office is located in Munich Lyonel - Feininger -Straße 26 IDC Austria sits in Vienna Währinger Straße 61